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This Week In Crazy: Hear A White Supremacist’s Advice For Trump

The Religious Right civil war, the devil’s in the “no-fly” list, and a white supremacist tells Trump exactly how to “Make America Great Again.” Welcome to “This Week In Crazy.”

June 24, 2016
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This Week In Crazy: Or, How Not To Respond To A Tragedy

When 49 people were massacred in a gay nightclub in Orlando last weekend, the vast majority of Americans responded with outrage, sympathy, and resolve to do better. And then there were these people. Welcome to “This Week In Crazy.”

June 17, 2016
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This Week In Crazy: Driverless Cars Were Invented to Kill Conservatives

Driverless cars may not be for you if you have a conservative bumper sticker and don’t wish to be driven off the road by a malevolent computer programmed by spiteful liberals.

June 3, 2016
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This Week In Crazy: Rush To Delusions

Hypocrisy, zealotry, and gobbledygook. Welcome to “This Week In Crazy,” The National Memo’s weekly update on the loony, bigoted, and hateful behavior of the increasingly unhinged right wing.

April 8, 2016
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This Week In Crazy: The Wrath Of Trump

Every time we think Trump has hit rock bottom, the tycoon breaks out the jackhammer and keeps going. The only thing more alarming than The Donald? His supporters.

December 11, 2015
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This Week In Crazy: How To Zap God Out Of Your Head

Captain America is anti-American, scientists can nuke the religion right out of your brain, and the End Times are in sight. Welcome to “This Week In Crazy.”

October 23, 2015
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This Week In Crazy: A Jackboot On The Face Of Sanity

Dear conservatives: Imagine a jackboot stomping on the face of your overwrought metaphor. Welcome to “This Week In Crazy,” The National Memo’s weekly update on the loony, bigoted, and hateful behavior of the increasingly unhinged right wing.

October 16, 2015
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This Week In Crazy: The Liberals Have Conquered Mars

There’s water on Mars! Not to mention a nefarious evil liberal agenda. Welcome to “This Week In Crazy,” The National Memo’s weekly update on the loony, bigoted, and hateful behavior of the increasingly unhinged right wing.

October 2, 2015
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For Aging GOP Voters, The Times They Are A-Changin’

No, Trump’s appeal won’t last. But the prejudices that are animating so many aging GOP primary voters are more enduring

July 25, 2015
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President Obama Delivers A Speech For History

The president spoke of gun violence, the hunger of children, the brazen hatred that inspired the alleged shooter, yet it seemed fitting that he returned that night to a White House bathed in colors of the rainbow. One could almost see history making a great, wide turn toward freedom.

July 1, 2015
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Right Wingers Rage Against Marriage Equality

Right-wingers are variously calling for defiance of the Supreme Court’s ruling — and warning that America could face the wrath of God.

June 26, 2015
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In America, There Is No Sanctuary

There is a myth in America that we are done with race and have been for a very long time; that we overcame, learned our lesson, reached the Promised Land, and built luxury condos there.

June 21, 2015
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Pope And Change: Conservatives React To Francis

After having conflated religion and politics for so long, many conservatives now contend with the Pope advancing a progressive vision on some key issues.

June 18, 2015
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Book Review: ‘Dreamland: The True Tale Of America’s Opiate Epidemic’

Dreamland is a tale of two artificial and highly permeable membranes. One separates legal and illegal drugs, the other Mexico and the United States.

June 14, 2015
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Rush Limbaugh’s Finding Out He’s Not Normal, And It Scares Him

Rush Limbaugh, a man so obsessed with defining and defending “normal,” now finds that the only “marginal behavior” here is his. And it scares him.

June 8, 2015
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This Week In Crazy: Rick Perry Makes It Rain

Who wants to take a shower with Mike Huckabee? It’s bring your gun to school day! And Rick Perry’s hard rain’s a-gonna fall. It’s “This Week In Crazy.”

June 5, 2015
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Scandal? Knowing Zero About Clinton Foundation, Indignant Pundits Blather

When you hear loud braying about the Clinton Foundation, remember that these same pundits (and newspapers) once insisted that Whitewater was a huge and terrible scandal.

May 13, 2015
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Harry Reid Applauds Man Who Hoaxed The Right Wing

“I wish I’d meet this guy and pat him on the back,” Reid said, of the man who roped in right-wing conspiracy theorists.

April 29, 2015
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This Week In Crazy: If You Drink Spoiled Milk, There Will Be Death Panels

Death Panels await those who don’t throw out their food on time! The “suffragents” are losing the war against women! Rejoice — for the Apocalypse is nigh! Welcome to “This Week In Crazy,” The National Memo’s weekly update on the wildest attacks, conspiracy theories, and other loony behavior from the increasingly unhinged right wing.

April 24, 2015
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This Week In Crazy: #Benghazi Caused The ‘Charlie Hebdo’ Attack, And The Rest Of The Worst Of The Right

The liberal sports media persecutes conservatives, Benghazi causes a massacre in France, and much more.

January 9, 2015
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Sharp 2014 Growth Proves Right-Wing Predictions Flat Wrong

As 2015 commences, America is moving steadily toward full employment for the first time since a Democrat last occupied the White House, during the Clinton presidency. The past 12 months marked the single strongest year of job increases since 1999, with unemployment down from 7 percent to 5.8 percent. The national economy is currently growing […]

January 3, 2015
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This Week In Crazy: Michele Bachmann Says Goodbye

Bachmann’s farewell, torture report conspiracy theories, and more.

December 12, 2014
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This Week In Crazy: Ebola Breaks The Right Wing

Welcome to “This Week In Crazy,” The National Memo’s weekly update on the wildest attacks, conspiracy theories, and other loony behavior from the increasingly unhinged right wing. Starting with number five: 5. Bryan Fischer American Family Association leader Bryan Fischer isn’t saying that President Obama is intentionally spreading Ebola throughout the country because he hates […]

October 10, 2014
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This Week In Crazy: Obama Is Brainwashing You With Psy-Ops, And The Rest Of The Worst Of The Right

President Obama brainwashes America, and the rest of the worst of the right.

September 19, 2014
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This Week In Crazy: Obama Is A Nazi/Communist/Socialist, And The Rest Of The Worst Of The Right

Welcome to “This Week In Crazy,” The National Memo’s weekly update on the wildest attacks, conspiracy theories, and other loony behavior from the increasingly unhinged right wing. Starting with number five: 5. Rush Limbaugh After video emerged of Ray Rice knocking his then-fiancée unconscious in an Atlantic City hotel elevator, it was only a matter […]

September 12, 2014